All fees and charges include GST. Effective 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Environmental health charges are imposed under Regulation 7 of the Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966 to recover the cost to the Palmerton North City Council of providing environmental health services.
These charges cover the standard cost to Council in carrying out the work listed. However, additional charges may apply depending on the circumstances, such as additional inspections, change of ownership or interpretation services that may be incurred by the Council during or after processing the application, or carrying out related inspections.
Discounted fee if paid between 1 July 2021 and 31 July 2021
Standard fee if paid after 31 July 2021
|Annual inspection of premises for hairdressers||$170||$255|
|Annual inspection of camping grounds||$430||$645|
|Annual inspection of mortuaries||$430||$645|
|Annual inspection for offensive trades||$430||$645|
Mobile trader food permit: $202
Mobile trader non-food permit: $109
Event or festival food inspections: At cost of officer's time per hour (event or festival organisers are responsible for inspection costs)
Amusement device inspection fee: $11.50 (plus officer's time for inspection)
Change of ownership for a health licence: $215
Change of ownership for hairdresser: $108
These fees may be applicable to an application or inspection, or may be applied as a single charge.
Hairdressers additional inspection: At cost of officer's time per hour
Setting up premises inspection(s): At cost of officer's time per hour
Interpretation service: Actual cost plus 10% to cover Council administration costs
Inspections for tank removal/installations: At cost of officer's time per hour
Charges for Council staff
These charges are the rate per hour (or part thereof) for Council staff services.
Principal Environmental Health Officer: $209
Environmental Health Officer and Environmental Health Technical Officer: $187
Administration Staff: $120
Senior Business Support Officer: $168
Environmental Health Officer Cadet: $169
Head of Environmental Protection Services: $226
General Manager: $246
The Head of Environmental Protection Services is authorised to remit, reduce or refund any of these fees or part of a fee in any particular case where there are special grounds for doing so.